Health Anxiety: When being health conscious becomes a problem

Health Anxiety: When being health conscious becomes a problem

How do you know if the way you worry about your health is a problem? It is good to be conscious of your health and wellbeing. But it is almost impossible not to be aware of messages about growing public health concerns. A little bit of worry might encourage you get checked out, or make healthier life choices. And we’ve all spent a little bit of time down the Dr Google rabbit hole. However, some people find that they worry so much about their health, it becomes overwhelming and disruptive to their lives. This may be health anxiety, a common reason people might come to see a psychologist.

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Get connected! How to combat loneliness, our silent mental health concern

Get connected! How to combat loneliness, our silent mental health concern

Connect to Thrive this Psychology Week, 11-17 November 2018. Connection is the antidote to loneliness, which is becoming a significant health concern due to its impacts on physical health, mental health, and life expectancy. Learn more about loneliness and what we can do about it. And in the spirit of connecting, please share! This is not a problem to keep to yourself.

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